Mark Gregory DignumApril 24, 1954 ~ June 14, 2017 (age 63)
Mark Gregory Dignum, 63, ended his courageous battle with cancer and went to be with the Lord June 14, 2017 in St. Petersburg. Mark was born on April 24, 1954 in Miami Springs, FL. He graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Marketing from the University of Florida. Mark was in the wine business for almost 40 years, 25 of which he spent with Republic National Distributing Company. He loved his job, took great pride in doing it well, and loved the people he worked with. He particularly enjoyed mentoring the men and women on his sales team.
Mark is survived by the love of his life and wife of 35 years, Melinda. Together they traveled the world, laughed every day, and took pleasure in the simple things in life. Mark was kind, generous, hardworking, humble, and had great integrity. He also had a wonderful sense of humor, loving to play practical jokes on his friends and family. He is further survived by his older brother, Dale (Connie), his nephew, Gary, and nieces, Kari, Leanne and Shelley. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry and Norma Dignum. He touched the lives of many and will be greatly missed.
Funeral services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday, June 21st at the David C. Gross Funeral Home, 6366 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg.
David C. Gross Funeral Homes, Central Avenue Chapel in St. Petersburg is serving the family.